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Notice of Neighborhood Meeting
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Notice of Neighborhood Meeting

Please take notice - Ward 1 City Councilor Matthew McLaughlin invites interested parties to participate in a neighborhood meeting on Wednesday,...

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Somerville’s Housing Stability Notification Act announced, sets requirements for landlords when evicting tenants
News 2 weeks ago
Somerville’s Housing Stability Notification Act announced, sets requirements for landlords when evicting tenants

The City of Somerville and the Office of Housing Stability (OHS) are pleased to announce the passage of the Housing Stability Notification Act ...

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Obituary: Mary-Louise A. (Gordon) Daly
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Obituary: Mary-Louise A. (Gordon) Daly

Of Somerville, January 1, 2020. Beloved wife of the late Bernard R. Daly. Loving mother of Timothy E. Daly and his wife Judy of Lynnfield, Edie...

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Winter Hill Neighborhood Plan discussed at meeting
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Winter Hill Neighborhood Plan discussed at meeting

Future plans for the former Star Market site were among the topics addressed at the December 17 meeting. By Adam Parise On Tuesday, December 17,...

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This week in Somerville Neighborhood News
News 4 weeks ago
This week in Somerville Neighborhood News

The new bus lanes enable more and speedier bus trips but have also resulted in fewer parking spaces. If you didn't make it to the recent City Hall...

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Data Download with Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone
News 1 month ago
Data Download with Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone

(The opinions and views expressed in the commentaries and letters to the Editor of The Somerville Times belong solely to the authors and do not...

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Plans for West Somerville Neighborhood Schoolyard explored
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Plans for West Somerville Neighborhood Schoolyard explored

Last Wednesday, December 11, residents and city planners gathered in the cafeteria of the West Somerville Neighborhood School to discuss the layout...

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2019 In Review: Advocating together for local accomplishments
News 1 month ago
2019 In Review: Advocating together for local accomplishments

(The opinions and views expressed in the commentaries and letters to the Editor of The Somerville Times belong solely to the authors and do not...

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Somerville’s expanded “Community Choice Electricity” program will provide lower costs, more renewable energy
News 1 month ago
Somerville’s expanded “Community Choice Electricity” program will provide lower costs, more renewable energy

Municipal Aggregation Program launched in 2017, expanded for 3-year term beginning in January 2020. Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone and the Somerville...

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Foss Park fix-up: Who will foot the bill?
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Foss Park fix-up: Who will foot the bill?

An aerial view of Foss Park, taken from the document “2019 Foss Park Community Meeting Kickoff – 10-30 and 11-13” available on the city’s Foss Park...

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Somerville City Council, Administration pass city’s first zoning overhaul in 30 years
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Somerville City Council, Administration pass city’s first zoning overhaul in 30 years

Historic new ordinance uses national best practices to implement SomerVision. Somerville is the first and largest municipality in the Boston...

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MassWorks grant to benefit Clarendon Hill redevelopment project
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MassWorks grant to benefit Clarendon Hill redevelopment project

Governor Charlie Baker addressed those gathered at Somerville City Hall last week to witness the presentation of the $4.4 million grant by...

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Newstalk – December 11
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Newstalk – December 11

Illuminations Tour 2019 takes place Saturday, December 14, 4:30 to 9:00 p.m. Any leftover tickets will be sold at City Hall the night of the event....

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Finance Committee crunching the numbers
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Finance Committee crunching the numbers

The Somerville City Council Finance Committee recently examined new growth valuation and tax levy growth as part of its regular business. ~Photo by...

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Union Square’s 5th Annual Holiday Stroll gets elfie
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Union Square’s 5th Annual Holiday Stroll gets elfie

Nearly 45 local businesses and Union Square Main Streets will merrily present the Union Square Holiday Stroll for a fifth year on Saturday,...

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Shop Small MA presents Somerville Holiday Markets
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Shop Small MA presents Somerville Holiday Markets

Shop Small MA has teamed up with Tiny Turns Paperie and Courtney O’Keefe to present holiday markets spread across Somerville this season. Vendors...

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This week in Somerville Neighborhood News
News 1 month ago
This week in Somerville Neighborhood News

What and where are Somerville's Opportunity Zones and Why Should You Care? Did you know that there are two "Opportunity Zones" in the city where...

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Boynton Yards groundbreaking ceremony
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Boynton Yards groundbreaking ceremony

R to L: John Fenton (DLJ), Somerville Mayor Curtatone, Rob Dickey (LMP), and Kevin Sullivan (Shawmut). The shovel presented to the mayor as part of...

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Residents updated on GLX progress
News 1 month ago
Residents updated on GLX progress

Area residents took part in an informational community meeting where issues concerning the ongoing Green Line Extension project were discussed. By...

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Discussion sparks talk of inclusion, openness for Somerville immigrant community
News 1 month ago
Discussion sparks talk of inclusion, openness for Somerville immigrant community

The recent community panel discussion provided residents and civic leaders with an opportunity to engage in a dialog concerning challenges faced by...

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Awesomeness awaits at Somerville’s small businesses this holiday season
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Awesomeness awaits at Somerville’s small businesses this holiday season

(The opinions and views expressed in the commentaries and letters to the Editor of The Somerville Times belong solely to the authors and do not...

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Residents updated on parking fine increases, street modifications
News 2 months ago
Residents updated on parking fine increases, street modifications

The City of Somerville Traffic Commission recently held a public meeting to updated and conduct a dialog with residents about parking fine...

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SPOC responds to city’s reaction to community flyer
News 2 months ago
SPOC responds to city’s reaction to community flyer

(The opinions and views expressed in the commentaries and letters to the Editor of The Somerville Times belong solely to the authors and do not...

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Community meeting on next steps to achieving the Boynton Yards neighborhood plan
News 2 months ago
Community meeting on next steps to achieving the Boynton Yards neighborhood plan

Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone, Ward 2 Councilor J. T. Scott, and the city's Planning staff invite you to a meeting to discuss initial steps toward...

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Healey Schoolyard community meeting
News 2 months ago
Healey Schoolyard community meeting

Last Thursday, November 7, city officials and residents gathered at the Arthur D. Healey School's cafeteria to discuss the layout, features and...

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City responds to Condominium Conversion Ordinance flyer
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City responds to Condominium Conversion Ordinance flyer

Below please find a response by the City of Somerville Housing Division provided to address the content of a flyer produced by the Somerville...

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DCR developing design for Draw Seven Park
News 2 months ago
DCR developing design for Draw Seven Park

In an effort to restore natural open space, improve and create trail connections, and increase climate resiliency, the Massachusetts Department of...

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Victor’s Deli, a Somerville favorite, is closing its doors
News 2 months ago
Victor’s Deli, a Somerville favorite, is closing its doors

The Moccia family, proprietors of Ball Square's iconic eatery, Victor's Deli, has made the following announcement confirming that it is ceasing...

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Six tips for accessing local affordable housing resources
News 2 months ago
Six tips for accessing local affordable housing resources

The cost of housing in Cambridge and Somerville keeps going up, and Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services (SCES) is increasingly hearing requests to...

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Newstalk – October 30
News 2 months ago
Newstalk – October 30

Happy Halloween to everyone! We hope everyone out there is careful driving tomorrow night when children will be out trick or treating. Be safe! On...

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